Zoonotic Infections

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Case Report / VOLUME 2, ISSUE 1, APRIL 2020

Typical Evolution of a Cutaneous Anthrax Lesion

Cansu Çimen

Anthrax is a zoonotic infection mainly affecting herbivores and caused by Bacillus anthracis. Humans can contract the disease after direct or indirect exposure to animals or animal products. Human-to -human transmission has never been reported. Worldwide, most of the cases are among persons who come in contact with animals in agricultural regions of south and central Read More

Photo Quiz / VOLUME 1, ISSUE 1, APRIL 2019

Photo Quiz; Anthrax or Orf?

Necla Tülek and others

A 38-year-old man presented to the hospital with complaints of fever and multiple lesions on his face, hands, and arms. The lesions were appeared five days earlier before admission as painless small papules and developed into larger lesions with the darkish center. He was experiencing a fever for the last 24 hours. He was a farmer, he sacrificed and butchered (...) Read More